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The Little Book of Drawing Dragons & Fantasy Characters - (Little Book of ...) (Paperback)

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  • Featuring drawing lessons, step-by-step projects, and open practice pages, The Little Book of Drawing Dragons & Fantasy Characters teaches beginning artists how to draw dragons, fairies, mythological beasts, and more.
  • About the Author: Michael Dobrzycki is an accomplished painter, carpenter, puppet maker, and sketch artist whose work has been featured in more than a dozen children's books and small press publications over the last few years.
  • 128 Pages
  • Art, Techniques
  • Series Name: Little Book of ...

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The Little Book of Drawing Dragons & Fantasy Characters shows artists of all skill levels how to draw their favorite fantasy creatures, including dragons, fairies, and other mythical beasts.



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Featuring drawing lessons, step-by-step projects, and open practice pages, The Little Book of Drawing Dragons & Fantasy Characters teaches beginning artists how to draw dragons, fairies, mythological beasts, and more.

Step-by-step projects, creative exercises, interactive prompts, and helpful tips and techniques bring this popular drawing subject to life and invite creativity and personalization. Drawing techniques, such as value, shading, and creating texture and perspective, are included to help artists of all skill levels learn to draw accurately. Learn to draw fur, scales, wings, tails, and how to put them all together to create your own unique fantasy characters and artwork.

More than 15 step-by-step projects include:

  • Western Dragon
  • Eastern Dragon
  • Water Dragon
  • Hydra
  • Centaur
  • Fairy
  • Minotaur
  • Griffin
  • Unicorn
  • And more!
In the popular, established The Little Book of... series from Walter Foster Publishing, artists and art hobbyists alike delight in learning a variety of fun, approachable, relevant, and interesting art topics in a portable format boasting a fresh, contemporary, and interactive design. Open practice pages, creative exercises, and art prompts encourage interactivity for immediate results while teaching beginners the fundamentals of the featured medium in a fun, engaging way.

Also available from the series: The Little Book of Sketching, The Little Book of Lettering & Word Design, The Little Book of Manga Drawing, The Little Book of Cartooning & Illustration, and The Little Book of Rock Painting.



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The Little Book of Drawing Dragons Fantasy Characters: More than 50 Tips and Techniques for Drawing Fantastical Fairies, Dragons, Mythological Beasts, and More lives up to its title with instructions, methodical examples, guidelines, and blank "practice pages" that the reader can use to hone their artistic skills. A wonderful supplementary resource for budding artists of all ages and backgrounds, it also makes an excellent gift!--Midwest Book Review



About the Author



Michael Dobrzycki is an accomplished painter, carpenter, puppet maker, and sketch artist whose work has been featured in more than a dozen children's books and small press publications over the last few years. In 2001, Michael was inducted into the Disneyland Entertainment Hall of Fame. He received a master's degree in illustration from California State University, Fullerton, and holds bachelor's degrees in both art and history from Whittier College. He is currently a visiting professor at Whittier College. Michael lives in Whittier, California.

Kythera of Anevern is a self-taught artist who revels in the strange and unusual. She has designed a handful of logos for small businesses and contributed illustrations for various role-playing game books. She also displays her work at fantasy and animation conventions, including the annual Gathering of the Gargoyles, where she has won many awards. She received her BFA in intermedia from ArizonaStateUniversity and currentlylives in Los Angeles.

Bob Berry has been an artist, illustrator, and character and graphic designer for more than 15 years. While the mainstay of Bob Berry's work is for children's publishing and textbooks, Bob has also provided art and illustration for CDs, children's games, toy packaging, and more. Visit bobberryillustration.com.

Cynthia Knox is an award-winning artist who specializes in works of traditional realism. She has authored 15 art-instructional books and teaches workshops in the United States, internationally, and on cruises. She also teaches classes online with Bluprint. Cynthia is a signature member of the Colored Pencil Society of America, a juried member of The International Guild of Realism, and a commissioned portrait artist. Her artwork is in shows and private collections and on her website at www.cynthiaknox.com. Cynthia lives in Upstate New York.

Meredith Dillman is an artist and illustrator living in Minnesota. Since childhood, she has enjoyed painting fairies, woodland creatures, and other fantasy and medieval themes in watercolor. Meredith graduated from Minnesota State University with a BFA in illustration and has been published in role-playing games, the books Watercolor Fairies, Fairy Motifs, How to Draw and Paint Fairies, and metaphysical magazines and journals.

Dimensions (Overall): 9.4 Inches (H) x 6.5 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)
Weight: .7 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 128
Series Title: Little Book of ...
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: Techniques
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Theme: Drawing
Format: Paperback
Author: Michael Dobrzycki & Kythera of Anevern & Bob Berry & Cynthia Knox & Meredith Dillman
Language: English
Street Date: September 3, 2019
TCIN: 90446845
UPC: 9781633228061
Item Number (DPCI): 247-29-8925
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.4 inches length x 6.5 inches width x 9.4 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.7 pounds
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